Public health

Coronavirus: Orange alert level could become new baseline for New Brunswick – New Brunswick

Coronavirus: Orange alert level could become new baseline for New Brunswick - New Brunswick

For much of the COVID-19 pandemic, yellow has been the goal for New Brunswickers. In the colour-coded alert system, yellow has acted as a baseline, the phase with the least restrictions attached to it. But comments from the province’s chief medical officer of health and the minister of health …

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Fort Qu’Appelle Elementary School moves to online learning due to new COVID-19 cases

Fort Qu’Appelle Elementary School moves to online learning due to new COVID-19 cases

Fort Qu’Appelle Elementary School is moving to level 4 of the Safe Schools Plan, which means students in all grades will participate in online learning starting.

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New Brunswick reports 26 new COVID-19 cases, Moncton school closed – New Brunswick

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New Brunswick health officials reported 26 new cases of the coronavirus on Sunday, bringing the total number of active cases in the province to 283. There are nine new cases in Zone 1 (Moncton region), one new case in Zone 2 (Saint John region) and 16 new cases in …

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Nova Scotia reports no new COVID-19 cases Sunday – Halifax

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Nova Scotia reports no new cases of the coronavirus on Sunday, for the third time this week. The province has reported only nine new COVID-19 cases in total in the last week of January. “I want to thank Nova Scotians for continuing to follow the public health protocols and …

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Halifax man without face mask fined after approaching people in apartment lobby – Halifax

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Halifax Regional Police say a man has been given a ticket for violating the Health Protection Act in an offence related to COVID-19. Police say they received a report on Tuesday that a man was not wearing a face mask while approaching people in the lobby of an apartment …

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New Brunswick reports 20 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday – New Brunswick

New Brunswick reports 20 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday - New Brunswick

New Brunswick is reporting 20 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, bringing the total number of active cases in the province to 334. There are 10 new cases in Zone 1, the Moncton region, nine new cases in Zone 4, the Edmundston region, and one new case in Zone 7, …

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Nova Scotia reports 1 new COVID-19 case on Sunday – Halifax

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Nova Scotia reported one new case of the coronavirus on Sunday. The province says the new case is a Dalhousie University student living off-campus and the case is under investigation. There are 19 active cases in the province. “A low number of cases is encouraging, but we are seeing …

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Hospital ICUs in Calgary reach record high for COVID-19 patients

Hospital ICUs in Calgary reach record high for COVID-19 patients

Alberta has made some major progress in the fight against COVID-19, with the number of daily new cases dropping significantly since the province reached its highest numbers during the pandemic so far in December. Alberta’s positivity rate is trending downward too. But in Calgary, the COVID-19 situation in hospital …

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Nova Scotia reports 2 new COVID-19 cases, 1 school-related – Halifax

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Nova Scotia health officials reported two new cases of the coronavirus on Thursday, one of which was linked to a school in Truro. Both new cases are located in the northern zone. One is related to travel outside of Atlantic Canada, and the other is related to École Acadienne …

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New Brunswick reports 36 new COVID-19 cases, moves Edmundston to red phase – New Brunswick

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New Brunswick reported 36 new cases of the coronavirus on in its largest single-day increase to date, as it announces strict measures for one region. The province said 24 of the new cases are located in the Edmundston region and majority are linked to a workplace exposure. Zone 4 …

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